About Banzai Sushi

6655 Leetsdale Drive
Denver, CO 80224
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An oasis of Japan in the heart of Denver, Colorado.
Banzai Sushi features the highest level of Japanese
cuisine crafted with a creative touch.



We're the home of "100 Rolls". Select from 100 sushi combinations ranging from the usual to the outrageous. There is a sushi roll here for
every taste. Or choose from our innovative lunch and dinner menus featuring fully cooked selections of fish, chicken or beef. All prepared in the time honored cooking traditions of Japan.

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30PM
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 1:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 1:30pm to 9:30pm
Happy Hour is Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 6:pm and Saturday and Sunday: 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Cross Street:
S. Monaco Pkwy

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(303) 329-3366

Website:
http://www.100rolls.com/

Executive Chef:
Ota San

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Banzai Sushi Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4

noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

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Denver / Colorado
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food5
ambience3
service4
value4

Neighborhood Gem

vip
Dined on April 19, 2016

Unassuming sushi place off leetsdale. Staff is very kind and the menu is enormous. Sushi is always of high-quality. It gets crowded so a reservation is a good idea.

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience5
service5
value4

Missing the Old Menu

Dined on April 5, 2016

To get what I wanted, I had to order 2 meals and I miss the old menu. I wanted Teriyaki steak and Tempura and extra orange vegetables & two shrimp. The food was wonderful, but I still miss the value of the old menu as that was a very complete meal for me. I understand things have to change but I would have been happier paying more for the Old menu and having only 1 meal. It didn't seem as if I could get all I wanted in one meal. Our server was very good.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Great Sushi

Dined on April 2, 2016

Always very good Sushi. Our Favorite Sushi restaurant.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always excellent sushi and great service ...

Dined on March 20, 2016

Always excellent sushi and great service! Highly recommend making a reservation as the restaurant is small and fills up fast.

Tags: fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

Great selection and very fresh taste.

Dined on March 19, 2016

Great selection and very fresh taste.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Spot on Food

Dined on February 28, 2016

This place is great, we found it years ago and rarely will we go anyplace else for sushi. The service is amazing and the fish is super fresh.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food3
ambience1
service1
value1

Complete Disappointment

Dined on February 15, 2016

We had reservations at 7:00, but there was no table reserved and we had to wait 15 minutes to get a table in a heavily trafficked area. A small one opened up and we moved. We quickly ordered and then waited almost an hour for our food when several couples had already been served. A weak I'm sorry was all we got for that. The sushi was good, but not great. When it came time to pay, we had a Restaurant.com coupon, but they had decided that they would not accept those on Valentine's Day. Nothing on our reservation said anything about that and they did not care that we had waited so long. NEVER will we go back. Happy Valentine's Day, indeed.

food5
ambience5
service4

So glad we had reservations! We walked ...

Dined on February 15, 2016

So glad we had reservations! We walked in and were met with a standing crowd. The gyoza were amazing. The unagi was the best we've ever eaten. The place was humming. The staff kept up with the Valentines crowd. We will be back soon.

food3
ambience2
service4
value2

Not as good as expected

Dined on February 14, 2016

This had a 4 1/2 star rating. But we didn't think it was that good. They didn't give us the booth we had reserved. The wait staff was good. The food was fair. And it wasn't cheap. All in all, we would not recommend it. It was fair, nothing special. Our neighborhood place is way better.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Another great meal at Banzai

vip
Dined on January 30, 2016

Banzai Sushi is one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants. The food is consistently yummy, great sushi, fun combos. We really like the servers and staff, very respectful and professional. Food is reasonably priced. We'll be back!

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5

Let is the best! He remembers us every t ...

Dined on January 23, 2016

Let is the best! He remembers us every time. Love the food and amazing amount of rolls. Also enjoy that the sushi roll menu is categorized by what is in or on the roll. Excellent as usual.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Quaint Place

Dined on January 22, 2016

Great little place. Not a lot of room- which means not good for children. Great service, very friendly and attentive. The food is wonderful- great rolls too! Great for couples or small parties of people.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Best sushi in Denver

Dined on January 17, 2016

I will most likely never eat sushi anywhere else again. By far the best food, service, and value. Very small and intimate. Make reservations!!!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Neighborhood find

Dined on January 16, 2016

Sukiyaki was really good. Steak hibachi okay - steak great flavor but vegetables only warm. Server's first night but she did a fabulous job. Very attentive but not overly so.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service5

They have over 100 sushi rolls to choose ...

Dined on January 1, 2016

They have over 100 sushi rolls to choose from, and you can't go wrong. Great service. So glad they now take reservations. I've been a customer for over six years and he has for even longer. A must try and repeat!!

food4
ambience3
service4

Consistent and good!

Dined on November 21, 2015

I've been going to Banzai for over 20 years and despite a change in ownership 3 times during that period the food continues to be consistent and delicious. If you like sushi rolls then Banzai is the place to go...they have so many variations it's pretty hard to choose, but regardless you are assured that whatever you choose it will be good. Enjoy!

Tags: fit for foodies
food4
ambience4
service4

Good sushi

vip
Dined on November 14, 2015

It's hard to find good sushi in Denver. Banzai was decent, I would go back, but I wasn't wowed or anything. I was a little frustrated that the rolls weren't really holding together though. The menu is a bit intimidating with so many rolls, but that's not necessarily a bad thing!

Tags: good for groups, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5

yummy sushi

vip
Dined on October 2, 2015

a neighborhood favorite, we greatly enjoy the innovative and yummy food at banzai sushi!

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

Very Good Sushi - Friendly Atmosphere

Dined on September 19, 2015

The sushi selections at Bonzai are always fresh and tasty. They have wide variety of choices and all of them have been delicious as I work my way through the menu. The owners and staff are friendly and accommodating.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food4
ambience3
service3

Great variety of fancy rolls. Fresh!

vip
Dined on September 1, 2015

Great variety of fancy rolls. Fresh!

food4
ambience4
service4

Great sushi and an extensive menu

Dined on August 24, 2015

We tried a number of the items, and they were consistently good. Various rolls from the top 20 menu as well as tuna, and yellow fin. We eat at a number of restaurants on the east coast with fresh fish, and this was comparable to most. That's why the 4 rather than 5 stars. Very good for Denver, middle of the country, so definitely a good place for sushi.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

Another great meal of sushi and hibachi

vip
Dined on July 18, 2015

We always enjoy Banzai Sushi, they have terrific sushi and are always coming up with fun new combinations. Very sweet server and manager. We'll be back!

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service4

We go to this restaurant often. Very go ...

Dined on July 11, 2015

We go to this restaurant often. Very good food at good value and very good service

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups
food5
ambience4
service5

Worth the drive across town!

vip
Dined on June 15, 2015

There are many great sushi places in Denver, but this one is our favorite. We are willing to drive from north Denver during rush hour traffic to eat at Banzai Sushi, it is just that good!!

food4
ambience4
service5

Huge selection/delicious/affordable!

vip
Dined on June 4, 2015

was referred by friends who loved this place and am now hooked!

food5
ambience5
service5

excellent sushi

vip
Dined on May 17, 2015

banzai sushi is the best! we'll be back for more of the imaginative and delicious sushi, hibachi, miso soup and salad.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

food was awesome

Dined on May 10, 2015

Amazing they even have sushi with no rice for those who can not eat rice. Awesome price and amazing food.

Tags: special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service4

Decent sushi

Dined on May 8, 2015

Went on a Thursday and it had a decent number of people there. A lot of the rolls are Americanized, but the massive variety means people who aren't a fan of the more traditional stuff can get something too! Non-sushi fair is also available. The only major problem I had was that they sliced some of the rolls so thin that you couldn't pick them up with a pair of chopsticks without them falling apart. Other than that, the food was good and will definitely eat there again.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service4

Average-to-good sushi, but a bit expensive

vip
Dined on May 5, 2015

It was indeed impressive to see that they feature 100 rolls on their menu; we tried a couple of them. Also impressed that they had uni (sea urchin) and toro (fatty tuna). All of it was pretty good, I have to admit, but I have to admit I thought the price was a bit high (yes, even with the uni and toro).

food4
ambience3
service4

Excellent quality at a reasonable price.

vip
Dined on May 2, 2015

For us, the checkbox "neighborhood gem" truly applies, but we don't just go there because it's close by. Banzai serves up a wide variety of sushi rolls and we've never been disappointed with any of them. Although we generally go with our tired & true favorites, they have recently added a few new items that have proven to be very good. Dinnertime is often busy, but lunch is excellent and a true bargain. Our experience with service has always been quick and friendly.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience5
service5

Nice Atmosphere

Dined on April 24, 2015

We went because it was closer to our other plans for the evening and had heard that they had takoyaki. I'd never had takoyaki before and it was good but I have no basis for comparison. We tried a variety of sushi rolls and appetizers. We liked some better than others. Overall I found it to be an excellent experience and I would go back again if I'm in the area.

Tags: special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

Some of the best sushi I have ever had!

Dined on April 21, 2015

I try a different roll every visit and each one is better than the one before.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for lunch
food5
ambience4
service5

Always wonderful.

vip
Dined on April 19, 2015

Always wonderful! Great food, friendly, helpful waitstaff....

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5

Delicious

vip
Dined on April 10, 2015

We greatly enjoy the varied menu and creative sushi at Banzai Sushi. We'll be back!

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience3
service4

Our favorite sushi restaurant.

Dined on March 28, 2015

Great sushi roles, Suzi, Rusty, Jeffry's. Our favorites.

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience3
service5

Very friendly staff was seated right awa ...

Dined on February 15, 2015

Very friendly staff was seated right away. Try setting at the sushi bar and enjoy everything you find unique. Only draw back I notice was that there rolls just came apart way before you even grab your chop stick. Overall I would recommend going before the dinner crowd.

food4
ambience3
service3

Pretty Good

Dined on February 15, 2015

We went for Valentine's so it was naturally crowded. It's a small, homey location so probably better and more private in a booth. We were seated in the middle of the restaurant, close to other customers which wasn't ideal and pretty loud. The sushi was excellent but I wasn't too impressed with the appetizers, especially the calamari which was a bit rubbery and nothing special. Service was pretty good, but being such a busy night it wasn't amazing. I'd go back on a less busier day and just sushi.

Tags: fit for foodies, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

Great restaurant.

Dined on February 14, 2015

This was our first time there and we will definitely be back. The food was delicious.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion
food1
ambience3
service3

This recent visit was disappointing. Tem ...

vip
Dined on January 30, 2015

This recent visit was disappointing. Tempura was cold and chicken teriyaki was hard as a rock and they drown their salad w/ dressing. Tips for is for to order the salad w/ dressing on the side and tell them not to let the tempura sit in the kitchen while waiting for other entrée to complete. Customer service is ok but make sure you clearly explain to server who speaks or understand English.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food5
ambience2
service2

Even thought it was New Year's Eve, we o ...

Dined on January 1, 2015

Even thought it was New Year's Eve, we ordered sushi that took almost an hour to get to our table. We also ordered Hibachi beef was was delivered cold and flavorless. Have had good food before. Waiter just ignored us when we kept asks g about our food.

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